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Three seats on the Orono School Board are up for election this fall. The four-year terms will begin in January 2020. Current Board Clerk Michael Bash and Director Laura Wallander are seeking re-election. Two new candidates – Ali Howe and David Shuler – are also on the ballot. Current Treasurer Dick Lewis is not seeking… Continue Reading Watch School Board Candidate Forum online
The Orono School Board, honoring district values of excellence and inclusion, is seeking residents to serve on two groups that will inform its decisions on child nutrition and curriculum and accountability. The Child Nutrition for the Future Work Group is a new group being formed this fall. The committee will review and evaluate school nutrition… Continue Reading School Board seeks committee members
Instructional staff members new to Orono Schools began the new school year on Thursday, August 22, for two extra days of training. Returning staff members begin the year on Monday, August 26. We welcome 21 new members to our faculty: Orono Schumann Elementary Molly Hautman, second-grade teacher Orono Intermediate School Abby Halloran, third-grade teacher Ashley… Continue Reading New school year starts for new staff members
More often than not, when you see “Orono Schools” it is followed by, “Where excellence is a tradition and a goal.” In the business world this is known as our brand promise: what our stakeholders can expect from our product and services. These eight words eloquently and succinctly state that, while we are proud of… Continue Reading Welcome to a new year of pursuing excellence
Ever wonder where the school bus is and when it will get to your stop? No more need to guess; download the new Versatrans MyStop app! This free service will launch Monday, December 4, for elementary students and December 11 for middle school and senior high students. The simple, yet informative tool gives parents, guardians… Continue Reading When’s the bus coming? Be app-solutely sure!